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toil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of toil

  1. very hard or unpleasant work after years of toil in a sweatshop, Kim was finally able to start her own dressmaking business Synonyms of 1toil donkeywork, drudge, drudgery, fatigue, grind, labor, moil, slavery, sweat, travail Words Related to 1toil spadework; effort, exertion, pains, struggle, trouble; chore, duty, job, obligation, responsibility; routine, tedium, treadmill Near Antonyms of 1toil decompression, ease, leisure, relaxation, repose, rest; amusement, dalliance, diversion, entertainment, recreation, sport; dormancy, idleness, inactivity, inertia, inertness; dallying, goldbricking, loafing, lolling, lounging Antonyms of 1toil fun, play


toil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of toil

  1. usually toils pl  something that catches and holds a married woman hopelessly caught in the toils of an extramarital affair Synonyms of 2toil entanglement, mesh(es), morass, net, noose, quagmire, quicksand, snare, tanglement, toil(s), trapWords Related to 2toil knot, snarl, tangle; cat's cradle, labyrinth, maze; cobweb, spiderweb


toil

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of toil

  1. to devote serious and sustained effort toiled for many years on the mammoth outdoor sculpture Synonyms of toil bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, hump, hustle, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, labor, travail, tug, workWords Related to toil apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in; attack, drive; essay, try; exercise, exert, overexert, overwork; eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch; trudge, wadeNear Antonyms of toil break, ease (up), let up, slacken; bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out; bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind; dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [British], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle



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